This book explains what stem cells are, where they come from, and what doctors and scientists hope to be able to do with them. If they're so useful, why is there so much controversy over their use? Are there any viable alternatives?
Isabel Thomas studied Human Sciences at Oxford University before working in the wonderful world of children's publishing. She has written dozens of books for children and teenagers, and is a trained literacy tutor. Isabel lives in Cambridge, UK, with her husband and three rambunctious sons.